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Washington University in St. Louis seeks nominations and recommendations for a collaborative leader with demonstrated experience in research, human subjects, education, and compliance. The mission of the Human Research Protection Office (HRPO) is to protect the rights and welfare of participants in human research and clinical investigations. The Human Research Protection Office provides support for the IRB review process and performs administrative functions as they relate to IRB responsibilities and oversight.
The Human Research Protection Office currently manages 7,000 open and active studies.
A bachelor’s or master’s degree with comparable research and progressive management experience is required with at least 5 years of experience in human subject research, research administration, and/or regulatory compliance. Certified IRB Professional status is required when eligible. Management-level IRB experience and efficiency with an IRB-specific software system is preferred.
Associate Director – Human Research Protection Office responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for revising and developing policies, procedures and guidance related to human subject protection
Develop and oversee HRPO data analytics with regard to workflow processes, education and support activities and IRB operations
Identify and assess key data for monitoring and improving the activities of HRPO and the IRB
Oversee integration of processes and procedures for consistency and effectiveness between the HRPO review teams
Act as a resource with regard to study design, conduct, and IRB submission and review processes
Provide support and expertise to IRB chairs in assessment of regulatory applicability and compliance
Work in collaboration with the Executive Director to assure compliance with federal regulations, state laws, accreditation requirements and institutional policies.
Situated at the confluence of two great North American rivers — the Mississippi and the Missouri — the St. Louis region has been a favored destination since Lewis and Clark began their historic westward "Corps of Discovery" from the City in 1804.
Consistently ranked among the nation's most affordable and best places to live and raise a family, the St. Louis region offers many opportunities to watch or participate in a wide range of sports, recreational activities, and cultural events. Today, the pioneers of St. Louis are the engineers, scientists, business leaders, educators, artists, and other innovative and creative professionals who are working at the forefront of a multitude of fields and endeavors. Thanks in large part to Washington University, other regional universities, and key Fortune 500 corporations, St. Louis has become a national hub for important research and business development, especially in the fields of biotechnology and plant science.
Questions or nominations of individuals for consideration should be directed to Mark Prosperi, Executive Director of Talent Management at email@example.com. Candidates should submit a professional résumé and a letter of application electronically via the university’s employment website at https://jobs.wustl.edu/ and enter job # 41940.
Internal Number: 41940
About Washington University in St. Louis
Founded in 1853, Washington University in St. Louis is nationally and internationally renowned for teaching, learning, research, service to society, and patient care with highly ranked schools spanning arts and sciences, architecture and fine arts, business, engineering, law, social work, and medicine. Today the university has more than 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students, 3,800 faculty, and 15,400 total employees. The university’s annual operating budget is over $3.0 billion and has an endowment of $7.2 billion.
Positioned to meet imperatives confronting the nation and the world, Washington University takes its responsibility seriously. Through innovative research, the university is committed to creating the new knowledge necessary to achieve a bright and sustainable future. During the 2017 fiscal year, grants and contracts totaling more than $643 million supported faculty research efforts across all schools of the university with more than 3,000 research projects underway each year. The Washington University School of Medicine is one of the largest recipients of funding for research and training from the National Institutes of Health, with the majority of the funds awarded for research in cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, infectious disease and genomics.